For as long as I can remember, working with my hands has come as a natural and instinctive process. From making dough ornaments in my craft corner as a child, to working in my gardens, and on to my passion for creating works of beauty from the raw materials of metal, stones and myriad objects that spark my creative mind. Nature’s organic forms, patterns, and systems inspire me to rethink tradition and reevaluate the expected. As much as my own tastes vary, so do the pieces I create: from the streamlined precision of the rolling ball collection to the random patterns of the rough edge series. This diversity keeps me thinking and growing, in all directions, in all aspects of life. Constant exploration celebrates the uniqueness of well-crafted jewelry in a marketplace full of mass production.

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